Sept 16, 2010: Tour the New Simon Fraser University Woodwards

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TOUR of the NEW SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY WOODWARD’S
(Organized and planned by Jack Farley)
THURSDAY SEPT 16TH
9:30 Coffee 10:00-11:30 Tour

NO-HOST LUNCH TO FOLLOW THE TOUR at the Gastro Pub

REGISTRATION CLOSES SEPTEMBER 8TH

SPACE HAS BEEN CREATED FOR 15 MEMBERS TO BRING THEIR SPOUSE / SIGNIFICANT OTHER – SIGN HER UP !!!! (AT ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $15)

For more than 30 years, SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts has kept stride with culture’s cutting edge. In late September SFU’s unique dance, film, music, arts and theatre training program will relocate to stunning new cultural facilities within the redeveloped complex on Hastings Street in downtown Vancouver. 1200 students will be using facility at the start increasing to an estimated 5000.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre(440 seats)plus two studio theatres.
  • The World Art Performance Studio will house the School’s Indonesian gamelan orchestra
  • 350 seat cinema/lecture hall
  • Main floor teaching gallery will accommodate contemporary art exhibitions
  • Film soundstage, two film screening rooms, three additional dance studios and two additional theatre studios

MEET at SFU WOODWARD’S 149 Hastings Street in downtown Vancouver. Enter via the courtyard entrance at the corner of Cambie and Cordova Streets. There is an Easy Park lot located at Cordova Street across from the courtyard. Look for the Probus member who will guide you to the atrium of the Mei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre. We will have 3 individual tour groups of 15 people each. The Gastro Pub is located in the square adjacent to the entrance to SFU Woodward’s. Detailed information on how to get to the new SFU Woodward’s will be available at the Activities Desk at the monthly Probus meeting.

Cost of the tour is $15 payable when you register. The tour is limited to Probus members only (45 total). We will maintain a waiting list.

You may register in one of three ways: using Probus on-line website and Pay pal; at the activities desk next Probus meeting or by emailing Bill Robertson (robertsonwd@hotmail.com) and sending payment to Bill Robertson
3711 Puget Drive, Vancouver, B.C. V6L 2T8

Registration List:

  1. BANFIELD, JOHN
  2. BEATTIE, HARRY
  3. CARDER, RALPH
  4. CHARLES FLAVELLE
  5. COLLINS, JOHN
  6. CRUIKSHANK, JOHN
  7. DUNGATE, GORDON
  8. DURLAND, LEIGH
  9. FARLEY, JACK
  10. FITZ-CLARKE, TED
  11. HARLEY, FRANK
  12. HAYNE, ERIC
  13. HEDMAN, PERRY
  14. HOYLE, JOHN
  15. JACOBSON, MICHAEL
  16. MANN, LINDSAY
  17. MCDONALD, BILL
  18. MICHAEL KING
  19. NEWMAN, DON
  20. NICK THORNTON
  21. PARASIUK, WILSON
  22. ROBERTSON, BILL
  23. SAUVE, LEO
  24. SCOTT, DAVID
  25. SULLIVAN, JOHN
  26. THOM, GORDON
  27. TREVOR-SMITH, TED
  28. WILLIAMS, ROY


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